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Aug 17, 2013 7:00pm EDT
of america through the senses. the population reached 17 million in 26 states. we consistently see 30%. slaves #2.5 million, which is almost 15% of the population, and new orleans joins the list of the largest cities in the united states. we heard about the tylers and their attitude toward slavery. give us an indication of what was happening in 1840. >> this is a tremendous time of sexual tension. we like to think the country is divided regionally, that everyone in the north is anti slavery and everyone in the south is proslavery. it is not that simple. people in the north benefited from slavery and the slave trade until it was ended. they now move into a different economic arena. they no longer need slavery, and slippery as a threat to them because of the free labor system in the north, and the kinds of the economy that is needed to preserve institutions in the north are different from those in the south, so what is happening in congress is both groups want to control legislation, because if you are in more industrialized regions, we want certain parts of laws passed to preserve the
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. but parole. within eight years he could be eligible. this person did america a favor by helping out our droops out of iraq and afghanistan, reporting the wars weren't going anywhere as well as the president wanted to us do be. just just like daniel in vietnam and he needs our thanks. >> you recognize size the other side of that as well. >> you couldn't run a government if people were allowed to make these jump little, if we have good internal systems for whistle blowing and a system where you could get off, make it a defense that it was in the public interest. >> thank you for being with us, the senior managing attorney at the certainty for constitutional right here in new york. good to talk to you. flesh. >> you are thanks for having me. >> wild fires burning in the west are now threatening a national treasure. in northern california, a 25 square mile fire is out of control nereo sim at this national park. more than 50 fires are threatening people and property across at least 10 western states, the national i want agency fire center is now at its highest state of alert. that has not ha
CNN
Aug 6, 2013 10:00pm PDT
" special investigation, the truth about benghazi. for nearly a year, america has been searching for answers about the deadly attacks that took the lives of four americans, including ambassador christopher stevens, information officer sean smith and two former navy s.e.a.l.s. that search for answers could not be any more relevant than tonight, as u.s. embassies and consulates around the world are closed or on high alert. prevents another attack means getting to the truth of what happened there. we go back to benghazi of where it all began to investigate why all the attacks happened. plus, john king gets to the bottom of the talking points and the evolving story coming out of washington in the days and weeks after the attacks. to presidential politics lead to a coverup? and what did the families of the four lost americans want most? you'll hear from them directly. but first, we go back to the hours before the attack. september 11. in america, a day of solemn remembrance. in 2012, a day of violence in the middle east. demonstrators storm the u.s. embassy in cairo, angry over a low-rent film ma
CNBC
Aug 20, 2013 11:00pm EDT
exposure to europe, china, latin america. you know i think europe and china are turning, one of the reasons why the euro is so strong for europe term. as for latin america, bud's business has been held back by the weakness in brazil. i know brazil's troubled, but i don't think that weakness is going to last. the world cup comes to brazil in 2014 followed by the olympics in 2016. i think you're going to believe those are going to be pretty darn good for beer sales. bud sells for 17.4 times next year's earnings estimates, gets fair priced considering all the good things going this company's way. although, of course, obviously like everybody else, like it on a pullback. here's one. this is what the crowd drinks in summit, molson coors, tap, i see it similar to bud but with less international exposure and a stock run up further. specifically 18% year-to-date. that's why i'm saying that bud has more room to run because it's well behind this one. and certainly well behind this one, although, this one is an up and comer. suppose you want something stronger than beer, though, then the pick is very
CNBC
Aug 8, 2013 9:00am EDT
.5 million this quarter. almost 50% of our business in north america is mobile. we're focused on migrating from being a daily deal e-mail business to being a true e-commerce marketplace where we now have over 54,000 deals live every day in north america. and we're focused on taking what's working in north america where we saw 23% growth in q1 accelerate to 30% in q2. and really give that to the rest of the world. we're by no means done. we've got a long way to go. >> now, you're alluding to the fact that though you have seen significant growth in the u.s., there is still significant weakness internationally. what's your plan to get the rest of the world on track? >> i mean, we saw some good improvement this quarter. europe shrank 8% year over year in q1. and that accelerated to 4% growth in q2. so that's pretty significant growth. we're now focused on taking the stuff that works. we know when we bring more deals to the market it has a huge effect. when we can get consumers to basically start with groupon when they want to buy anything anywhere, any time, we know that has a huge impact. and
CNBC
Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
? ♪ >> welcome back to "fast money." breaking news now related to bank of america. >> scott, we're getting a quarterly filing from bank of america this evening that goes into detail about some outstanding regulatory risk that could still be forthcoming for the bacnk. boiler plate language has always been in its filing that they're participating with all on going regulatory investigations but then there is a second paragraph that has outlined what could be coming. they detailed four potential additional lawsuits, one from the doj, one from the new york not guilty and two from the sec. senior staff at each of those agencies has informed the bank that it has recommended filing charges on various claims. the doj has informed the bank that it intends to file civil charges arising from one or two of the company's jumbo prime securitization. the s.e.c. adviced that they recommend civil charges and additionally the s.e.c. adviced that it is considering civil charges against merrill lynch. the new york attorney general advised the company that it intends to recommend filing an action against merril
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2013 3:00am PDT
in a row is pretty suspicious and bank of america says they'll try to -- >> common practice, it happens constantly with young kids in that -- >> sad story. >> drinking red bull and coffee. >> yeah. >> that's just the culture? >> absolutely. >> but let's not in any way start to assign a bank or anybody else -- >> no, no, not a bank, just the culture of investment banking. >> and it's the culture of the competitive nature for college kids now trying to get jobs. it is, you bust a gut to try to get these, even unpaid internships, maybe not pulling three all-nighters. >>> the "new york daily news." dr. oz came to the rescue of a 23-year-old british tourist. the tourist was sitting near a fountain outside of this building, rockefeller center, when a taxi cab jumped the curb, trying to run down a bicyclist in what witnesses say was a foot of road rage. dr. oz heard the crash and went to the scene to assist the victim along with other first responders. reports say she lost part of one leg. apparently there was a plumber there, he used his belt as a tourniquet and that helped save her life. >>
CNBC
Aug 1, 2013 6:00am EDT
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CSPAN
Aug 19, 2013 8:00am EDT
.m. eastern here on cing span 3. c-span2. >> c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service by your it's provider -- by your television provider. >> host: and this week on "the communicators," gordon smith who is president and ceo of the national association of broadcasters, our guest reporter is paul kirby of telecommunications report. senator smith, you started at nab nearly four years ago. how have the issues changed in those four years? >> guest: well, it seems like the issues just keep on coming, and they tend to be very major issues affecting both radio and television. but clearly on the radio side, the whole issue of performance rights, performance tax, whatever you want to tribe it as, is an ongoing challenge. hopefully, the day will arrive when both the digital and the terrestrial platform can come up with a model that actually grows music and works for both. but right now one has an unsustainable business model, and the other one works for radio, but on the other hand, we need it to work for the performers too. but if you provide a rate t
CNBC
Aug 5, 2013 9:00am EDT
's the chart. as josh brown pointed out this morning, for those who were -- thought this bet on america, on an american recovery was misguided -- >> or naive. >> slammed it in their face. stock's up 31% this year. >> to go back to the point as well, book value which buffett likes to use, up 2% for the quarter. in a period where travelers, some of the other big insurance competitors suffered because of their exposure to what was happening in the bond market. buffett what does he do? he buys companies. concentrated stakes in equities which did well in the second quarter and that helped outperform a the lot of his peers. >> buy a railroad, utility company in nevada hoping on recovery from recession there. big mac cr macro bets. >> tyson food, 69 cents, beat business 9 cents. revenue a beat. chicken and beef volume, up 4%, hard to do in this in economy. >> especially with beef prices the way they are. >> interesting you mention that. chicken feed costs up $105 million in the quart, less than 335 in the first half. the thinking is, they're looking at commodity costs coming down, even as pric
CNBC
Aug 5, 2013 1:00pm EDT
an account. >>> drum roll, please. the top five twitter accounts in corporate america. facebook, google, starbucks, whole foods and walt disney, the mouse house. well, wednesday at 9:00 eastern and pacific the twitter revolution airs on cnbc. it's a new documentary profiling how this company works and how it's changing the world. the story takes us all the way back to found thor jake dorsey's original idea and the first brainstorming session in a san francisco playground seven years ago. >> even as it matures into a serious immediate can a company, twitter has kept its youthful energy and cheeky sense of humor. >> a lot of people around america, they watched us and said this is not like my office. >> not everyone has one of these. life sized tomb raider statues. >> reporter: dick costello is twitter's ceo. he works long days and hits the company gym whenever he can. in social media it's survival of the fittest. >> the average in the company is 25 years old. i'd fall over at 4:00 if i wasn't in good enough shape to keep up with everyone. >> reporter: twitter's rise in just seven years ha
CNBC
Aug 13, 2013 6:00pm EDT
for something other than power generation and our gas grills. nat gas is cheaper in north america than anywhere else on earth. which is why i've been on a crusade for anything using natural gas as fuel for surface vehicles. and we need chart industries, gtls, gas to liquids. chart makes the precision engineer cryogenic equipment, allowing it to be used for fuel for trucks, they also make engine tanks that hold stuff for heavy duty tanks and an industrial gas business and a biomedical division where they make liquid oxygen therapy doing tremendously. the stock has been on fire, it's up 200%, it's a triple since i got behind it in february of 2011, up 20% since we last interviewed the ceo at the end of may. the company reported strong quarter on july 30th. let's check in with samuel thomas, the president and ceo of chart industries, find out more about his prospects. welcome back to "mad money." good to see you, sam. >> good to see you. >> i've got a ton to ask you. but first, what the heck is this boost behind us? >> jim, this is a self-contained filling station for lng, also can be used for nat
CNBC
Aug 15, 2013 4:00am EDT
a lot of inconsistencinconsistenc. in the americas, things are going pretty well as they are in northern europe. in southern europe, not as well. in japan, where cisco was doing very well last year, now they have some tough comparisons. also in the rest of asia, it is just a mixed bag. china is an area where cisco continues to have trouble. ceo john chambers said on the conference call cisco is committed to delivering on the financial targets they set, like gross margins being above 60%, like earnings growing faster than revenue in most quarters, well managed businesses do that, he said. and therefore that necessitates the making of the cuts so they are able to roll with the punches and the changes in this environment. he also said that cisco is taking too long to make decisions. he's going to cut out some layers that are slowing cisco down. but the stock tumbled at one point more than 10% after hours. if that is indeed where the stock opens later today, it will be back to the levels where it was back in may. guys, back to you. >> here is a quick look at cisco shares in germany, off by s
CNBC
Aug 8, 2013 4:00am EDT
. and deutsche telekom warning of a profit slowdown in 2013 and looking toward north america for growth. where are the opportunities for this particular sector. we'll talk about that at 11:50 central european time. hope you had your pens and pencils ready. you can find us on e-mail as usual, worldwide@cnbc.com. and you can as per usual find us on twitter. but, again, just coming back to one of the stories breaking on our wires, we're hearing that there has been a quake in western japan. no tsunami warning issued according to dow jones news wires quoting media and magnitude of 2.3 is the magnitude of this quake in western japan. again, no tsunami warning issued. >>> let's move on, though, because china's trading activity in july has given new hope that mainland growth is stabilizing. exports climbed by around 5%. imports surging almost 11%. both figures were a lot better than analysts estimates. the rebound comes as a surprise given china's lackluster trade performance in the past couple of months. that's after authorities clamped down on illegal cash transfers disguised as trade deals. joining
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm EDT
states and said south and latin america which was very unusual for a. so she had the wanderlust from the time she was a year and grow , very proud -- war of the fact. making the best of the best situation. then once she married is was a way to escape both the bush justice of the children, or have some of the onset of the weaknesses and in some way perhaps also a form of birth control pill is a catholic church would not have allowed any. >> she even maintained her schumer. the early 1970's. if i had known it was a competition and might have had more than nine permit. >> happy to surpass. >> one trip when they went to russia and then it was unusual for women. >> 1937, as of this would have been prior. >> her son in the apple of her eye had guns hang fund. -- the epitome of a capitalist and he said, you need to know the ways of future. socialism may be one of them. absolutely for the year between reps cool and when he went to harvard he went to london to study and then spent some time in the soviet this well fact-finding and would report back. so taken with his report that she decided t
CNBC
Aug 12, 2013 1:00pm EDT
a lot because they sell a lot in north america and same with international including china. finally for gm, the important thing to focus on here is that asia is increasingly being driven by the chinese market, and they are putting more of an emphasis on china when it comes to vehicle development. it's a big change from the early 2002 to 2003 when they bought dae woo out of south korea. at that time, keep in mind, 10, 12 years ago, they had very little expertise when it came to small cars. they needed dae woo, and that's a shame and gm is looking at how can it lower its cost and the record is that they are considering lowering production there. >> thanks very much. over to josh lipton for a three market flash. >> free acquisition to tell you about beginning with dole fruit, well in the green. agreed to be taken private by chair and ceo who raised his offer and back in june he over it at $12 a share. also, pin pall foo-- pinnacle fs down. both companies are leading players in the growing field of aviation information management. tyler, back to you. >> all right, thank you very much, j
CNBC
Aug 15, 2013 6:00am EDT
by 3.4%. it was hit by natural catastrophes, bad weather essentially, in north america. but also in europe. net profit missing expectations for the second quarter, and companies also pretty cautious about its outlook. last but not least, i want to show you what is happening in the currency space. sterling dollar at a two-month high, sitting at 155.78. getting closer and closer to that 156 level. this is on the back of better -- much stronger than expected retail sales for the month of july. certainly benefitting from that heat wave we have been seeing in the uk. euro dollar pretty resilient at 132.82, back below the 133 level. and dollar yen seeing a little bit of softness at 98.07. this is because the finance minister in japan pretty much quashed hopes of that cut in the corporate tax rate and this is what the markets had been hoping for. so we are seeing some yen strength. and on the back of that, we are seeing declines, pretty big ones, actually, in the nikkei 225. back over to you guys. >> thanks very much, carolin. becky, are you still looking? >> looking for some of these.
CNBC
Aug 15, 2013 9:00am EDT
countries, north ameri america, northern europe. emerging markets continue to struggle. overall, again, i think we're seeing a near-term issue. but going forward, i think you're going to be really happy with this company and i think over the long term over the next year or two i think you're going see pretty solid and strong growth. >> all right, jim channing sticking with his shares. we watch them down about 7%. moving on now to major news, president obama making a statement moment ace go on egypt. he said the u.s. will cancel joint military exercises with egypt. to help us understand this, john harwood joins us live now from washington with more. john? >> kelly, it was a minimalist response by the president. you had some people including former advisers of his own saying that the united states should suspend or cut off military aid to the egyptian government. the president did not do that. he said that they were going to cancel those bright star military exercises scheduled for next month and continue to consult with his national security team on other steps. what he was trying to do wa
CNBC
Aug 16, 2013 1:00pm EDT
? is this the beginning of the big correction? according to a conversation i had with mcneil curry of bank of america and merrill lynch on futures now, he's saying the yield could go as high as 3% and with that shift we'll see more volatility and potential downside for stocks. >> jackie, thank you very much. let me turn back to you, david. if i'm reading you correctly it's basically you may think that we're going to churn a little bit. may have bumpy times and basically the market will be all right. jackie just talked about some of the sectors doing well and not. if i buy your overall thesis, what sectionors do you like best right now? >> tyler, we like two sectors, tech and financials. in terms of technology, it's been a laggard this year. i think what people have maybe lost site of a little bit is that global profits have not grown in almost two years. u.s. companies have grown earnings, but outside the u.s. it's been a weaker story. that's really weighed on enterprise tech spending. as the global economy recovers we should see a better profit environment for non-u.s. companies. tech companies shou
CNBC
Aug 13, 2013 6:00am EDT
. that is the precursor to what is today macy's. >>> america's farming industry going through a major transition and that could open up bigger opportunities for individuals to invest in farm land. here now to tell us about the risks and rewards about farm land investing is john taylor, at u.s. trust. thank you for coming in today. >> thank you for having me. >> we should set the stage a little bit for why we're at this position. why you might need investors to come in to what used to be family farms. a lot more expensive to be a family farmer and have to be able to have a much bigger land parcel, correct? >> that's right. if you look at the most recent usda report, based on the census they did in 2007, you have farmers who are 65 and older and another 32% 55 and 65, so you kind of add it all up. >> 65% of the farmers. >> 65% of farmers are 5 ye5 yea and older. that's in transition over the next 10, 15 years. you need the next generation of america's farmers on the land. >> is it tougher to get younger people these days to do this? >> in a lot of ways, kids went off to college and they may have g
CNBC
Aug 23, 2013 9:00am EDT
america, you had no idea. it angers me because there's a responsibility there to the people investing in these companies, listed on that exchange, and, you know, to make sure they're aware of exactly what was going on. and they were left out. >> i think in fairness to greifeld it would be a question of priorities in his view. probably you have a relatively small team, the job has got to be to ensure that financially nobody gets hurt rather than appearing on cable television i think is the point he's trying to make. >> no question. i absolutely agree with that. i'm not saying that. i'm saying if you're sitting in the middle of the country you have no idea what's locked up and why. the press is the only conduit of information to you. i would say that we had an issue with facebook. we had an issue with the flash crash. we had an issue yesterday with what occurred on the nasdaq, technological issue. what i have an issue with is how it's communiqued to the public and how mom and pop in middle america are actually going to get informed on that and they should be informed because they're the
CNBC
Aug 28, 2013 9:00am EDT
. their time. it was bank of america's time before and now it is one of the moments when i look back at my own career and i realize that i had a choice, goldman sachs coming out of harvard law or paul weiss. i took goldman, but it is a paul weiss moment. law firm. i'm going law firm. >> you covered a lot of this when you talked to jamie here on the very floor a few weeks ago. >> yes. >> take a look at this bite. >> this company did great through the crisis, and we trade around the world and trade tr trillions of dollars everyday. we are a good company with flaws. >> you are used past tense. >> yes, there is some compliance and some mortgage and some industry-wide and some unique to us, ap when nd when we looked ae said they were accurate complaints. so we acknowledge the faults and we will fix them. we are not denying it, and we will fix them and make the regulators happy with what we are doing. >> look, a lot of blame to go around and a lot of people hate the bankers, and do you read the store ri and say, boy, i feel bad for jpmorgan and dimon, wow, what a shame. no, you don't. they are big t
CNBC
Aug 26, 2013 6:00am EDT
develop it. they bought it. $300 million gets you $10 billion. >> awesome. >> welcome to america. >>> now to the markets. and the week ahead. director of fx strategy at bks management and bob ruska is fao economics chief economist. bob, i used to worry that, you know, everything's supposed to just go perfectly according to schedule for the fed to start tapering. and helle is going to be on saying we're going from three years to 3%. you're not sure it's a slam dunk that things keep improving. you think housing looks weak and there's other numbers that aren't cooperating with the fed in terms of showing that we're getting above stall speed. >> the backtrack and new home sales last week was unexpected. it was severe. and it was widespread. and, of course, because new home sales are listed at the time you sign the contract, whereas existing home sales don't get posted until after you close the deal, you see the impact of interest rates and new home sales -- >> you already see it. >> and so yeah. you saw this big decline. and you also saw that average home prices continue to go up or median ho
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